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Old 09-18-2010, 08:52 PM   #11
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Thanks all for the help much appreciated but with everything in now I now have a small clicking noise coming from the front end sounds exactly like its coming from new HB. Any thoughts ?
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hmm is your splash guard pushed in to far and rubbing maybe or is it a mechanical clicking
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Make sure the HB isn't touching the plastic shield under it.
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hmmm I didn't think about the splash guard but my first instinct was mechanical.its rpm dependent
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any sort of clicking icking rubbing is usually rpm dependent like dan says check your air dam underneath and the splash guard you had to remove to get to it or if your hb came arapped in plastic maybe you missed a peice?
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Il admit it came with a new key but I didn't instal it.maybe I didn't tighten the bolt enough?
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did you torque it to 111 ft lbs then turn it another 76 degrees to strech the bolt
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Changing the key isn't necessary, If you didn't tighten it enough it wouldn't click. You can always recheck the bolt just to be sure. Try taking the belt off and start the engine. Only for a moment and it'* fine. Do you still hear the clicking? If not, then start checking other pulleys and the belt. If you still hear the clicking, then inspect the HB very closely.
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I don't have acess to a torque wrench and I dint buy a new tty bolt.bonneville forums said I could reuse the old one. I realize my instal is flawed with imperfections but I tried my best.
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Yes, you can reuse the bolt and use a impact wrench. Adding a little loctite would be a good idea as well. When I installed the last one I just hit it with the impact at 155psi It hasn't moved.

Now, getting away from the install. The clicking is not likely because of the torque on the bolt.
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